Just Remain Calm
By Heather Rule - Mar 13, 2017
People are freaking out about the Minnesota Wild right now like it’s January during the Mike Yeo era. The Wild lost 4-2 on Sunday afternoon in Chicago. […]
#TheTourney17: Grand Rapids Ends 37-Year Title Drought
By Heather Rule - Mar 11, 2017
Throw the year 1980 and hockey together and the logical tidbit is about the Miracle on Ice when Herb Brooks led Team USA to a gold medal. […]
Hermantown Goes Back-To-Back with 3rd OT Victory
By Heather Rule - Mar 11, 2017
A video review and two celebrations later near the end of double-overtime, Hermantown completed the back-to-back Class 1A state titles. Senior defenseman Dylan Samberg got the game-winner […]
Class 2A Semifinal: Grand Rapids Completes the Upset
By Heather Rule - Mar 11, 2017
Once again, a seeded team falls. This one put a halt to the storyline of a future NHL player. The state tournament often provides good storylines and […]
Class 2A Semifinal: Moorhead Gets Chance for Elusive Title
By Heather Rule - Mar 10, 2017
For the eighth time, Moorhead boys’ hockey will play for a state title. The program’s last championship game was in 2009. They’ve never come out on the […]
Class 1A Semifinal: A Last-Second Win for the Moose
By Heather Rule - Mar 10, 2017
They weren’t even supposed to be here. They were unseeded and playing in their first Boys’ State High School Hockey Tournament. But now, Monticello/Annandale/Maple Lake will play […]
Class 1A Semifinal: Sandelin Scores Four Goals in Hermantown Win
By Heather Rule - Mar 10, 2017
As much as the first Class 1A semifinal looked like it was going to overtime, the second semi made it there after a crazy, goal-filled game between […]
Class 2A Quarters: Spuds Coach Comes Full Circle
By Heather Rule - Mar 10, 2017
The spirit of the Spuds would not be smashed. In a state hockey tournament that had already seen a bunch of upsets, any team with a seed […]
Another One Bites the Dust: Lakeville South Beats No. 2 Seed St. Thomas Academy
By Heather Rule - Mar 9, 2017
Playing with a seed next to a team name has been a bad luck charm so far in the Minnesota Boys’ State Hockey Tournament. So far, 2017 […]
Day 1 at The Tourney is a Day of Upsets
By Heather Rule - Mar 9, 2017
Five seeds, four games, three upsets. That was pretty much the quick summary of the Class 1A quarterfinals in the Boys’ State Hockey Tournament Wednesday at Xcel […]
Monticello/Annandale/Maple Lake upsets 2-Seed Delano in Class 1A
By Heather Rule - Mar 8, 2017
It’s like a state holiday for so many people. It’s a tradition. Many from the state of hockey take off work or school to watch the Minnesota […]
Seeing the Good Side of Jason Zucker
By Heather Rule - Mar 6, 2017
Jason Zucker is finally getting the kudos he deserves. Zucker was scratched for two games in March 2016. This was, of course, under interim coach John Torchetti […]